Operations Management

Operations Management.

Efficiency and Effectiveness

1. Some people tend to use the terms effectiveness and efficiency interchangeably, though we’ve seen they are different concepts.  Is there any relationship at all between them?  Can a firm be effective, but inefficient?  Very efficient, but essentially ineffective?  Both?  Neither?  Support your answer with references.

Your initial post should be in APA format with at least two cited references.

Week 6 Discussion Global Issues


Task A) Respond to the following statements using the Hite chapter readings, other course material and external credible resources.  It is imperative to provide full reference sources for this discussion.

Where do most of the world’s hungry live? Be specific.

Using your Week 6 assignment developing countries, or two newly selected developing countries from the World Bank 2020 List (Course Info), discuss specific food insecurity issues for those countries. Is there a difference between “food insecurity” and “hunger” in these countries.  Explain.

Discuss (in detail) some potential consequences and benefits of using biotechnologies in developing countries

discussion question

Management Assignment Help In the land of free trade, the public does not view all industries as equal. Do you believe that is ethical? Do you believe that some industries are unfairly targeted? Should it be consumers’ choice to partake in products that are not healthy for them, or do those companies have an ethical obligation to protect people? 

Week 6 Discussion

Please respond to the following:

Using the Internet, research acquisitions that are currently underway and choose one of these acquisitions to discuss. Based on the firms’ characteristics and experiences and the reasons cited to support the acquisition, do you feel it will result in increased strategic competitiveness for the acquiring firm? Why or why not?

Of the problems that affect the success of an acquisition, which one do you believe is the most critical in the global economy? Why? What should firms do to make certain that they do not experience such a problem when they use an acquisition strategy?

Operations Management